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Planning For Long-Term Care For Dummies by [Levine, Carol]
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Learn to:

  • Prepare financially for the road ahead
  • Navigate the healthcare system
  • Discuss tough issues with your family
  • Determine the legal documents you need
  • Evaluate your housing options

Everything you need to know to plan for the future

Whether you’re planning for yourself or for your parents, this easy-to-read handbook will help you get started. Dig in and get expert advice and recommendations on how to prepare for the financial, legal, medical, and personal considerations that come into play as you age. Prepare today with info from the experts at AARP and other specialists in long-term care.

  • Plan without pressure — discover how to plan for all aspects of life in an easy, well-considered manner
  • A place to call home — get details on staying in your house, choosing assisted living, living with family, and much more
  • The financial realities — assess what you have and what you’ll need, from insurance to legal considerations
  • The medical side — get the lowdown on finding quality medical services
  • Special considerations — find out about services for military veterans, resources for family caregivers, and LGBT options
  • Transportation options — learn ways to assess driving skills and alternatives to driving yourself

Open the book and find:

  • A complete overview of planning for the long term
  • Tips for researching the various options
  • Advice about modifying your home for safety and accessibility
  • All the basics of health insurance for long-term care
  • Questions to ask about independent and assisted living
  • Details on understanding the variety of home healthcare agencies and what Medicare covers
  • Information on palliative care and hospice care

About the Author

Carol Levine directs the Families and Health Care Project at the United Hospital Fund in New York. She writes frequently about aging, health, long-term care, and family caregiving for consumer and professional audiences.


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  • File Size: 2075 KB
  • Print Length: 318 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (February 19, 2014)
  • Publication Date: February 19, 2014
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00H7JE1QG
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #404,635 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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